CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council “The Pitch” Contest

NOTE: Applications for 2017 "The Pitch" are now closed.

Back by popular demand, the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is again looking to showcase big thinking, bold ideas and forward–looking credit union professionals in The Pitch contest. The credit union that proposes the idea with the most potential for impact will receive $10,000 in funding, as well as support and guidance from our 2017 sponsoring agency, Mills Marketing.

Overview of “The Pitch” Contest

Credit union marketing and business development professionals will pitch a big idea, project or concept. The winning credit union will be awarded the support of our sponsoring agency and $10,000 from CUNA toward implementation of their project.

Credit Union Applications

CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council is looking for forward-thinking credit unions to make “The Pitch” contest a success. The winning credit union will be willing to commit time and energy to “The Pitch” project and collaborate with our 2017 sponsoring agency, Mills Marketing. Credit unions interested in participating should create a 2-3 minute video and complete an application. Entries must be submitting electronically. All applications are due by February 3, 2017 at 5:00pm Central Time.

The Pitch Contest and Details

Credit union applicants must pitch an idea, project or concept that will make a significant business impact for their credit union. Pitches should be related to marketing or business development initiatives such as improving the bottom line, increasing awareness, improving products per household, increasing loan balances, acquiring new members, retaining members, brand equity, etc. Entries can be fun or serious but should be as detailed as possible. Click here for a list of contest rules and details.

For questions about The Pitch, please contact Cheryl Sorenson, CUNA Councils Manager of Conferences & Meetings, at csorenson@cuna.coop or 608 231 4393.

Pitch Steps

Apply for The Pitch